Russian bombers shadowed by NATO aircrafts

Russian Tu-95

Flying outside Norway’s northern airspace, two Russian strategic bombers were shadowed by six NATO fighters on Tuesday.


The two Russian TU-95 Bear strategic bombers spent about 14 hours in the air after they took off from the Engels Airbase on a northbound flight towards the Barents Sea, reports RIA Novosti.

Outside Norwegian airspace, the two bombers where followed by four F-16 fighters from the Norwegian Air Force and two B-45 Tornado strategic bombers from Britain’s Air Force.